# Frequent question: What is the outside diameter of 2 EMT?

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## What is the OD of 2 electrical conduit?

Schedule 40

Trade Size Average OD (in) Minimum Average ID (in)
2 2.375 2.021
2-1/2 2.875 2.414
3 3.500 3.008
3-1/2 4.000 3.486

## Is conduit size ID or OD?

The ID and OD

This is a fixed number that can not be deviated from. For instance, a 1-inch rigid conduit will have an ID of 1.063 inch nominal while a 1 inch intermediate metallic conduit will have an ID of 1.12 inch nominal, yet both have the same knockout size of 1.375 inches.

## What are the sizes of EMT?

Electrical Metallic Tubing (EMT) and True Color EMT

Trade Size Metric Approx Weight/100 Ft (30.5M)
1/2 16 13.60
3/4 21 20.90
1 27 30.40
1 1/4 35 45.80

## What is the inside diameter of a 2 inch rigid conduit?

Conduit is used to protect and support electrical wires.

ALL SIZES ARE INCHES INSIDE DIAMETER (ID) OUTSIDE DIAMETER (OD)
1-1/2 1.609 1.740
2 2.067 2.197
* 2-1/2 2.731 * 2.875
* 3 3.356 * 3..500

## What is the id of 1.5 conduit?

Electrical Metallic Tubing (EMT) – Thinwall Conduit

(in) (mm) (in)
1 27 1.049
1 1/4 35 1.380
1 1/2 41 1.610

## How do you measure conduit size?

Calculate the total diameter of the wires to determine the diameter of the conduit when placing wires of different gauge and type inside the conduit. Find the wire diameter in table 5 for each gauge wire and type. Multiply the number of wires for each gauge and type by the wire diameter. Total the results.

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## Is PVC conduit measured ID or OD?

PVC Pipe is identified by the ID (Inside Diameter) and is referred to as a “nominal” size which means “in name only.” However this confuses people and most novices try to use the OD (Outer Diameter) to order parts.

## What is the largest size of EMT?

What is the OD of 3/4 inch EMT?

What is the largest size EMT?

Trade Size Designator Nominal Outside Diameter
4 103 4.500

## What is the minimum size EMT?

The minimum size permitted is metric designator 16 (trade size ½) unless used for enclosing motor leads [see Section 430.145(B)].